Somali intelligence officials began to divulge details of how the attackers, who killed at least 320 people, managed to get inside the heavily guarded city.
Approximately 170 guests may have been taken hostage, according to CNN’s Mali hotel attack report, and that there are no more hostages inside the hotel.
Terrorists attacked and seized scores of hostages in a luxury hotel in the Mali capital of Bamako on Friday.
By William Tucker Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security Members of the Presidential Security Regiment in Burkina Faso have seized…
By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security
Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgency has wracked the African nation for years and resulted in the deaths of 15,000 people and left a further 1.5 million homeless.
By Dr. Patricia Campbell
Assistant Provost at American Public University System
In 1993, the first post-colonial peaceful separation of two African states occurred when Eritrea seceded from Ethiopia.
By Hedi BenAicha
Vice President and Assistant Provost, Library and Instructional Resources
American Public University System
Tunisia, called cradle of the Arab Spring, is a North African country the size of New England, squeezed between two giant oil producing countries, Libya to the East and Algeria to the West. The term “squeezed” is intentional.
By Kylie Bull Managing Editor of HSToday Special for In Homeland Security Long focused on Nigeria, and perhaps therefore…
By Kylie Bull
Managing Editor of Homeland Security Today
Special to In Homeland Security
The recent terror attacks in France killed 12 people. At the same time, Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria murdered approximately 2,000. The disparity in the media and public reaction to both events is immense.